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in the house, nancy pelosi responding to a question this afternoon about her future in the leadership. 10:00 tomorrow morning. we have to wait until then for her to share any information about whether she intends to try to stay on as leader of the democrats in congress. that was 2:00 this afternoon she said it. then here's the press release mrs. pelosi's office sent out later in the afternoon about that 10:00 a.m. press conference tomorrow morning. they say the topic is to highlight the historic number of women elected as parts of the house democratic caucus. does that sound like the kind of event you'd hold if you were stepping down from the leadership, especially if you like nancy pelosi was an intee gral part of women in the congress? we'll have more on her future and the many, many surprises. the many awkward surprises, aa freshman orientation week on capitol hill is just ahead. stay with us. >>> today was orientation on capitol hill. with some races still undecided in this year's election, orientation this year is even more awkward than usual. one of this year's still to be decided r
for select committee to investigate the benghazi s.tack >> nancy pelosi has announced seek reelection as the house minority leader. she has served in congress since 1987. the first woman speaker of the house. leadershipwin elections after thanksgiving to keep her spot but house aboutats say that is just guaranteed. >> we're following a developing story where police are looking o shot a wal-mart manager earlier this morning. police say around 4:15 a.m., the man walked into the walmart and the manager. from they say when the 28-year-old manager followed the suspect to g lot, he was shot. it was taken to hospital and suspect's gethe away car on fire a few blocks away. reviewingor footage. crash in frederick county monday was due to a brakes.faulty state police say the tractor- router had overturned on had only four working of 10.t other six were either or were not working at all. killed two people and injured three others. driver of the rate is a man and is charged with criminally negligent homicide. >> the expansion of maryland's as a means more jobs. a lot of them. the hiring process h
massive cuts and tax hikes could kick in and spark another recession. today will find out if nancy pelosi will continue in her position or step down. she was thought to become speaker again but democrats failed to win the house majority. >> on the hill, congress looking at whether this could have been prevented. house subcommittee will hold a hearing this morning for the head of the food and drug did ministration and the owner of the pharmacy at the center of the outbreak expected to testify today. 32 people have died, 438 people have become sick from contaminated steroid injections. >> testimony resumes in the trial of a bill in-state student accused with killing her roommate back in september 2011. it would assist testified about an increasingly hostile relationship between the two. they say dominique frazier had a night. -- had a knife. >> kwame brown just serve a couple hours behind bars a after pleading guilty in two separate cases. he did not speak to reporters after spending about six hours in jail. he pleaded guilty to federal bank charges. he did received no jail time after plead
employees who want to learn how to be dealers. >>> baltimore native congresswoman nancy pelosi is throwing her hat back into the ring to maintain her role pass house minority leader. she has also become a household name through her leadership role. the 72-year-old made the announcement today beforeler caucus. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader [ applause ] >> they will have to weight until leadership elections after thanksgiving. >>> toyota is recalling 2.7 million vehicles because of a water pump issue. the automaker said no accidents have been reported yet but this is the second recall in the past month. priuses and corollas are included in the recall. >>> we all have mornings where we wake up and don't feel well and know we need a six day but 800,000 people in our state can't even earn paid sick days. the working matters campaign advocates paid sick leaves is not only the right thing to do but impacts public health. >> fairness for their worker but also these larger societal questions. >> as a restaurant tour,
think for a while it seems like that now have been more of a possibility. ifs nancy pelosi yesterday said that she absolutely does not want that to happen. and she still thinks that is a possibility. i do not think either party -- there just a beginning of this posturing and negotiations, i do not think either party wants to say, we are going to drive. fiscal cliff. they are in in this happy mood of trying to compromise. polling has shown recently that americans are not super confident that congress will actually be able to cut a deal. hear from betty,s a democratic caller. caller: thank you for taking my call. it is tedious for me, because you cannot trust it. for validity or facts. not only that, but even the news, over and over, there is response about kick the cannot. this is been going on for 12, 14, 24 months. kicking the can, yada yada. and i heard one thing, and that is, the president got some leverage. when he said -- i just stopped. the cuts. this is the leverage that could bring everybody together. stop the tax cuts. i do not want to think about them as an increase. just s
, whether nancy pelosi will stay on as her role. >> is impossible some may get folded into the discussion about the fiscal cliff? >> you could see some of these used as negotiations tactics. we could see a farm bill worked into a broader piece of legislation. >> some very interesting discussions. hallie jackson, thank you. >> 46 degrees at the airport. >> los angeles is encouraging its residents to curb their intake of the food group. going vegetarian on a certain day of the week. >> this is the beltway at baltimore national pike. hqhqhqhq >> welcome back. 5:10. we have some light rain in the area. give yourself a few extra minutes to start the day. first elected the radar -- first a look at the radar. the rate should clear up this afternoon. 45 in randallstown -- the rain should clear up this afternoon. breezy and much cooler than the last couple of days. it will clear up this afternoon. coming up, the seven-day forecast. >> the top commander in afghanistan is now under investigation in relationship to the general david petraeus sex scandal. paula broadwell warned a woman to stay away fr
that affair comes to light, a look at the fbi's handling of the case. nancy pelosi was briefed by petraeus' replacement mike morrell many said they were surprised they weren't told but many experts said the fbi did the right thing. it's impacting the investigation into the attack in benghazi. petraeus was supposed to testify but no longer wants to, which has angered some folks in the senate. as for the debate, the fbi should have told mem where he -- members sooner. they are required to notify intelligence community. >>> so why would swhown has everything, power, command, respect, throw that away for an extra marital afairmt marriage counselors said many times it's a matter of opportunity, seeking love from someone special in their lives. instead of looking at it at home, they turn to another. >> people forget and maybe don't want to work with the relationship that they were in, that they can get same feeling and more from their own partner. so they think -- petraeus probably made the mistake of realizing that there were gaps. there are feelings that were unmet and instead of going into th
would be triggered automatically. the deadline is january 1st. nancy pelosi will announce whether or not she continues her post doorstep down. they failed to gain the 25 seats needed to win the house majority. >> the issue of religious liberty is a setting up a potential collision course between the obama administration and a group of u.s. catholic bishops. david collins joins us live from downtown where the group met this afternoon. david. >> the president of the conference call -- proclaims the catholic church will never comply with president obama's mandated birth to her -- health care birth control coverage. ♪ make me a channel of your ♪ >> there during attention to the partisan and heated rhetoric protesting our side. from the pulpit, giving catholics and up -- an ultimatum. the deliberate 25,000 signature petition calling on church leaders to reconsider the perceived alliance with the gop. >> having letters read out every mass, st. are sold are in a turn of jardine if you vote for a party or candidate that supports an intrinsic evil. >> a majority of catholics voted for
nancy pelosi it plans to remain minority leader. she made the announcement this morning. colleagues have said that the job as hers to turn down. >> a demand for tougher regulations after the meningitis outbreak that killed 32 people and sickened hundreds more. jummy olabanji in the newsroom with what has to be done now. >> families say justice must be served and harsh penalties must be handed down. congressional leaders told us the questions they want answered is -- could this have been prevented? >> the answer seems to be yes. >> congressmen and others on capitol hill want to know who knew what and when about the dangerous steroid injections that we now know had killed 32 people and sickened more than 400 people across 19 states. for husband died in september. >> i wanted these people to know what kind of person has perished because of their lack of concern. >> she is talking about the new england, counting center, the massachusetts company where federal officials said the contaminated steroid shots were made and distributed. the president of the company was called to testify that he an
scandal. that conference begins at 1:30. house minority leader nancy pelosi also holding a press conference today. the califoia law maker expected to announce whether she will run again to lead democrats in the minority. he was speaker of the house from 2006 to 2010. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi left, but he's on the record saying he believes she will run again for that position. >>> today congress looks for answers in the deadly meningitis outbreak. leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify in today's hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee. this comes after a report that shows federal health investigators wanted to shut down the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the outbreak back in 2002. the fda reports the pharmacy had multiple violations but stayed open on the promise it would work harder on improving work conditions. nearly 440 people became sick and 32 people in 19 states have died from the tainted injections, including in maryland and virginia. >>> president obama will meet tod
the claims. >>> nancy pelosi is staying on as a second term for house minority leader making the decision today. the congresswoman named a long list of issues she wants to work on during her next term. >> i talked about here out changing the role of money in politics. as really a very important motivator for me to stay in the leaders office. it must be done. >> she served in the white house in the house for 25 years and show is the first woman to serve as speaker. >>> a news alert out of prince georges county where a school bus full of students was involved in a crash. happened around 3:00 and 3:01 and they a say -- say a truck rearended a bus. fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. >>> to the edge on maryland. police released you in pictures of a man they believe was behind a shooting at a wal- mart. the authorities say the suspect demanded money and forced one of the store managers into a parking lot and shot him. paul wagner is joining us live with the story. paul? >> reporter: ann arundel county police say the nighttime manager at this wal-mart did everything he was asked and turning
on the wealthy. nancy pelosi says she will reveal her plans tomorrow as to whether she will remain a democratic leader in the house. she will meet with the caucus before making that announcement. they will vote on the leadership position sometime later this month. >> it is tough to keep friends when you do not win the presidency. the world of social media. mitt romney has been losing faithful fans by the thousands. social media users began on liking romney -- unliking romney. he lost 593 likes an hour. he continued to lose a round 11 likes every minute. a little creepy? facebook is taking information about users who are in a relationship and creating a page just for you whether you want one or not. shared posts and events and photos in which you were tagged. a user said she was ready to break up with her husband on facebook just to. >> a new breast-feeding policy recommendations. the guidelines were developed for hospitals caught are also aimed at helping more mothers breast feed their babies and help improve newborn health. live in the studio, more on this story. >> 70 -- 72% of maryland mothe
government? 2533 nnt-- 8 days. 2535 not 8 months, not 8 weeks--8 days."house minority leader nancy pelosi said tooay. she will not accept deal that does not incluue a tax rate ncrease for the wealthiest americans. but. she added that there's a sense of urgency among lawmakers. that makes her think. an agreement is on the orizon.pelosi says "the elements to an agreement are thhre. time is oo the essence. the quicker we do it the more confiddnce we instiil, the better it is for the economy and for the aaerican people." doocy saas: republican senator marcc rubio that the political branch in and t'' an example of a dysffnctionaa process. in washington peter doocy fox news. an 88-yyar-old bbilding in dallas comes crumbling down. down with 300 pounds of dynamite and other explosives. the building was used for business between cotton brokers who needed to be near wwich as originally located next door.it will be a parking llt for a while.....the new something therr. but have yet to say what that is. 133-135"i'm starting to get contrrllof my llfe again." again."soldiers recovering from post t
on the hill house minority leader nancy pelosi holding a press conference later this morning. she's expected to announce whether she'll seek another term as a minority leader. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi leaves. >>> toyota recalls millions of cars across the world. the automaker is recalling 2.77 million cars because of steering prob problems and a defective water pump. the affected models include the prius hybrid, the toyota corolla and the wish. the company says there have been no crashes or injuries reported due to any of these problems. >>> start saving change now. tolls on the dulles toll road could double over the next three years. the airport authority will vote on whether to approve the hike today. it would start with a 50 cent raise next year to $2.75. then tolls would jump to $3.50 by 2014 and $4.50 by 2015. the hike is primarily to help fu fund the construction of metro's silver line to dulles. tolls are expected to account for half of the line's $5.6 billion price tag. >> a traffic alert for drivers in d.c. crews are repaving pennsylvania avenue to
, house minority leader nancy pelosi put rumors about her future to rest. there's been speculation she might step down from her leadership post or retire altogether. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power but her party regained only about half the seats needed. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi is the only woman ever elected as speaker of the house. she served in that capacity from 2007 to 2011, when the democrats lost their majority. her decision to remain in place means the democratic leadership is likely to remain as it is right now with maryland congressman steny hoyer as her deputy chief. >>> another cool day across our area. we're not goi to get a break anytime soon now. chief meteorologist doug kammerer has more on this chilly week. >> normally this time of year we have a little bit of ups and downs. mostly this month we've been well below average. that just continued during the day today. high temperatures today did not make it out of
. >> tony with the latest from the scene. thanks for checking in. >>> within the hour, nancy pelosi announced she plans to stay in her position as house minority leader. she raised millions of dollars to put democrats back in power. they fell short of winning the house majority last week. still, pelosi succeeded in electing the most diverse caucus in the nation's history. >> as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future. the future of empowerment of women in america. i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi was the first and so far, only woman elected speaker of the house. she served from 2007 to 2011. in a related development on the republican side, ang us king will go with democrats. he's an ind pen dend. >>> president obama will hold a news conference. he'll have to address the david petraeus scandal as well as the looming fiscal cliff. it may be the republicans, not the democrats to get a deal done. 50% of americans would blame republicans in congress if it doesn't get wor
down? that may be the question for house minority leader nancy pelosi as she's expected to answer reporters today at a news conference. the baltimore native became the first female speaker of the house in 2007 but lost that title in 2010. >>> cute or creepy? facebook has developed a new tool for couples in a relationship. it creates a page for you and your loved one to share posts, events and photos where both of you are tagged. the page is made whether or not you want it. >>> we couldn't see it in person, but take a look at these pictures coming out of the southern hemisphere of a solar eclipse. tens of thousands turned out in australia and new zealand to watch the moon pass between the sun and the earth, creating total darkness. the next total solar eclipse is expected for march 2015. so, lynette, that's the southern hemisphere. they've got spring going on down there. >> exactly. >> no luck for us at all. >> that's my cold thing. >> she wore a coat. >> i'm good. you'll want that coat when you step outside, charley, that's for sure. speaking of outside, we'll take you out there
including nancy pelosi. >> from cat to rescue. coming up after the break, journalist cathy unru is here to share lucy's story which she outlines. i had the pleasure of sitting down with both of them next. >> we're meeting foto week winners. right now 9:43. . where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> a new book traces the journey of a kitten named lucy from her beginnings or wild beginnings to her happily ever after with her human family. cathy gave just a little bit of help to lucy pending. good morning to you. happy you are here. you wrote this from lucy's point of view. and even from the beginning when you realized you were looking through the eyes of a kitten, it's fascinating. why you decided to do it that way. suggested i write the story. couldn't think of doing it any other way. and heavily fictionalized. and as we say, it's fictionalized cause i'm imagining it. i like to think i got close. >> is that the issue if i may get esoteric with humans? we feel like we know everything and the cats surely
. >> parts of the broadwell-- petraeus case was so incensed. briefed on the case today, nancy pelosi said the fbi had an obligation not to report to congress, to protect individual privacy unless national security was involved. on capitol hill, steve handlesman, wbal-tv 11 news. >> stay with nbc for continuing coverage of the petraeus scandal as it unravels. coming up tonight on "nbc nightly news," latest on the affair as we have a timeline. >> they have discovered the suspect in the case. what's going on here? >> we are right off of scagsville road. howard county was able to track him he ran the now and the suspect on the ground. "we do not know if there are any injuries involved, but we can tell you that it has come to a successful conclusion as far as the suspect being apprehended. we were hoping have video of the pursued later on in the broadcast to show you everything that is going on. i'm capt. roy taylor. possibly we will have the ready in just a few minutes. police are searching out for two suspects behind a breeze and the robbery in broad daylight. this was sent to our newsrooms
nancy pelosi is holding a news conference today. she's expected to say whether she's going to stay on as a democratic leader of the house. she won her 13th term representing san francisco on election day. >>> general david petraeus may resign from the head of the cia amid a scandal, but in a new video game, he's received a promotion. in the new game called "dutiy black ops 2" he's been appointed defense secretary in the year 2025. that game will be released on tuesday. >>> one of the worst parts about flying is waiting for long lines getting through security. today bwi is announcing plans to begin tsa precheck operations. certain frequent flyers traveling with u.s. airways, delta and united will be able to get through those screenings more quickly. bwi is the 32nd airport to offer the program. it has more than 4 million people annually. >>> parking garages in annapolis will soon have rest rest rooms available to use 24/7. more details are being announced today. the mayor and a number of councilmembers and business leaders are expected to take part. we'll have that information for
. today we will find out if minority leader nancy pelosi will continue or actual step down. she isthe democrats failed to gain the seats they needed to get the majority. it is 5:05 appear to want to get to jummy olabanji. >> with a wave of bombings across the rock had killed 12 people and dozens more have been wounded in the first attack -- in iraq. and another bomb went off as police were gathered in that area. and even more car bombs went off in the baghdad area. no immediate claim of responsibility. though these types of suicide bombings are a favorite of al qaida . >> thank you the trial of the bowie state university student charged with killing her roommate resumes. alexis simpson accused with killing dominique frazier to death. one testified a friend fought alex some senseimpson. >> is 5:06. 37 degrees. >> still ahead, caught on tape and baltimore, a fight between a bus driver and a ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ girl ] dear santa... ♪ ♪ dear santa i want a ballerina tutu, a pink bike, a unicorn night-light... [ female announcer ] this year bring their wish list to l
will meet tomorrow to talk about that. in the house, it's whether nancy pelosi will stay on in her role as minority leader. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:08. 46 degrees at the airport. police rushed to it colorado movie theater. there was a panic. >> two more stores will open early before black friday. >> this little stocking stuffer can be a memorable present for mae. >> guess what time it is? it is turkey time. >> lucky ava. good morning. two problems as you head out the beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >> good morning. this is a live look at outdoors. 47 -- colder air. we're back and expecting a cold rain to pass through this boating. i am live in reisterstown. we are live at times turkey farm.s turkey >> the rain makes a change a little bit. turkey's always smell better cooked. >> you said you hardly smell it. bird.at is a happy thir >> this 400 in this pen for christs. [no audio] >> we are having technical difficulties with the live shot. i cannot look at the turkeys. i cannot do it.
today. and this comes as we could get word of another change at the top. house minority leader nancy pelosi will announce her future in congress later on this morning. so big news ahead today on the hill. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast rapist backs out of an expected guilty plea. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the eu
of this tomorrow. >> house minority leader nancy pelosi says she plans to stay in that role. she will run again for the leadership position. no word yet opposable competition. she noted the diversity of the incoming congress and the caucus will be made up of the majority of woman and minorities. >> anger workers staged a protest over government spending cuts and tax increases. the largest demonstrations took place in spain. made the economic crisis worse. hundreds of flights were canceled and train service was disrupted. other large protests took place in greece, france, belgium, portugal and italy. >>> a top leader has been killed in an airstrike. part of a major offensive launch. the commander of military wing was killed when his car was hit by a missile. that commander was on israel's most wanted list. the israeli military says it ordered the airstrike in response of days of rocket fire into i rayleigh territory. >> bringing back to life after super storm sandy. all but two have reopened. harrington manner and swallow falls remain closed. a total of 11 state parks had to be closed in the aft
to comment on the petraeus scandal. that news conference scheduled to start at 1:30ed too. nancy pelosi expected to have a press conference today as well. she will announce whether she'll try to hold on to her position as leader of the democratic minority. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi did not decide to run again, but he is on record saying he bleebeli she will run again for that position. >>> this morning an international effort to keep your cell phone out of the hands of thieves. both mexican and european cell providers will not activate a stolen phone. that's at the request of the federal communications commission. the theft of cell phones has jumped 64% since 2007. >>> crews are repaving pennsylvania avenue to get ready for the inauguration on january 21st. while that project is under way, cyclists and drivers will have to share a stretch of pennsylvania between 3rd and 14th streets northwest. ddot says most of the paving will happen overnight. it should take about ten days to complete. >>> start saving your change. rates on the dulles toll road will
, capitol hill. >>> nancy pelosi has put rumors about her future to rest. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power. but her party fell far short of the 25 seats needed to win the majority last week. still pelosi succeeded in electing the most diverse caucus in the country's history. >> as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future. the future of empowerment of women in america. and i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues, to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> the only woman ever elected speaker of the house, she served in that post from 2007 to 2011, when democrats lost their house majority. she is 72 years old. >>> a developing story now. a grand jury in new york has indicted a suspect in the murder of 6-year-old aton pace. the boy disappeared from a new york city street 33 years ago. the mystery about what happened to him has gripped new yorkers for decades. pedro hernandez was a clerk at a store in aton's neighborhood. police say hernandez has admitted luring the boy into the store,
allen case today but on the case of david petraeus, house leader nancy pelosi said the fbi had an obligation not to notify congress. to protect individual privacy unless and until national security was involved. live from the hill. steve handelsman, news4. >>> on to another developing story. now the teenager arrested for the murder of a d.c. taxi driver is now connected to the murder of a waldorf woman. this is joshua mebane's mug shot. the husband and wife were both shot last month. shomari stone joins us with new information tonight. shomari? >> reporter: this was the break that charles county sheriff's investigators have waited two and a half weeks for. detectives say the 17-year-old joshua mebane killed teresa bass. the teen is also suspected in the fatal shooting of a d.c. cab driver last week. now, d.c. police got a tip in the cab driver murder case from someone claiming joshua mebane lamingly shot and killed her while she was walking her dog on a trail with her husband in the hampshire neighborhood october 26th. her husband was also shot multiple time and survived with s
leader nancy pelosi said she won't cape deal without a tax rate increase for the weptiest americans but --wealthiest americans but added there's a sense of urgency that makes her think an agreement is on the horizon. >> the elements for an agreement are there. time is of the essence and the quick deer it the more confidence we instill and the by the better he for the economy and american people. >> reporter: republicans senatorrubio said simply that the political branch in dc created the fiscal cliff and it's an example of a dysfunctional process. in washington peter doocy fox news. >>> mont gol rit county he is -- montgomery county executive wants a million dollars to research a proposed rapid funding system it is after a week he said it was not financially workable and sayse says it's not a-- and he says it's not affordable but wants to use the money to analyze three groups. >>> soldiers with post- traumatic stress disorder may need extra help and for sop a -- some of them an app could be the key to recovery. >> reporter: retired army staff sergeant brian sullivan is not alone in
house speaker john boehner and democrat house minority leader nancy pelosi expressed confidence but neither said how the talks are progressing. the president insists the way to handle it is to tee cease taxes as scheduled for individuals making less than $250,000 per year. lawmakers have until the end of the year to reach a deal. >> do you have a plan to address the subject then? >> there was one very inquisiti inquisitive can. a group of young adults called the can kicks back. they say they are pressuring lawmakers to make sure they handle the debt responsibly. >> congress is kicking the can down the road and we realized the can is our generation and starting now we're kicking back. >> yesterday's meeting was the first between the president and leaders from both sides. they will meet again after thanksgiving. >>> more details are emerging about former cia director david petraeus's testimony concerning the deadly consulate attack in libya. lawmakers say petraeus told them the cia knew the attack was a terrorist plot but decided to classify that information because of intelligenc
for leader nancy pelosi and senators pat leahy. and norm coleman. all of whom not just great leadership, real personal commitment. we should not just think them. we should shout their names across the land. i cannot even consider the number of lives that had been transformed in say by these people. it must be millions. people are right because these people exist. these people are heroes. this is civic duty. with the global citizen and mind. george bush is here. i would get matt damon to kiss him on the lips. i would give him a more irish, macho handshake. it is incredible. president bush's name is in the history books. the greatest health crisis and 600 years. both sides working. i just want to thank bono here. i want to thank bono. [applause] i want to thank bono for stepping away from the microphone. i knew he could not rhyme. i am so glad he can fall back on adding and subtracting. it might be the one thing all of us can agree on. all of this happened without social media. can you imagine? can you imagine what you can accomplish? that leverage if we're willing to use it. i think we are. i
news at 5:09 this morning, house minority leader nancy pelosi says she plans to try to stay in her job. the california democrat says she will run again for a leadership position. no word yet on any possible competition. pelosi became the first female speaker of the house in 2007 back when the democrats had the majority. >>> senate democrats have something to celebrate. independent senator elect angus king of maine plans to caucus the democrats when he comes to capitol hill in january. that will give democrats a 55- 45 edge over republicans. king is replacing republican olympia snowe who's retiring. >>> still up for grabs, believe it or not arizona's second district congressional seat. it was once held by gabriel giffords. her former aide ron barber is neck and neck with margaret mcsally. ballots are still being counted and the lead keeps going back and forth. >>> it's been nine days since the presidential election. now mitt romney is talking about why he didn't defeat president obama. that's coming up at 5:31. >>> in sports at 5:22, the wizards are in danger of becoming the nba's laugh
, howard. >>> 6:22 now. democrat nancy pelosi today will announce whether or not she will continue in her role as house minority leader or possibly step down. she has asked female democrats in the house, including some incoming freshmen, to join her at a news conference. she became the first woman to ever lead a party caucus in the house or the senate. after the 2006 mid-term election, she became the first ever female speaker of itself house -- speaker of the house. >>> making news at this hour, 6:23, the man who accused elmo puppeteer kevin clash of having sex with him when he was just 16 years old is now recanting his story. the man now in his early 20s says his sexual relationship with clash was adult and consensual. clash says, quote, he's relieved this painful allegation has been put to rest. this week sesame workshop announced clash was taking a leave of absence following the accusation. >>> nearly two dozen area schools are possibly going to be closed. at a news conference d.c. school's chancellor kaya henderson released a list of 20 schools she thinks could be closed during the cu
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: so, that is the latest on that. also this morning, "nancy pelosi considers leaving post as house democratic leader." "the decision could come as early as tomorrow, wednesday." washington journal will be live from capitol hill tomorrow with several lawmakers from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. to keep you updated on what is happening this week in washington. the looming fiscal cliff, that is what we are talking about with all of you today. how do we avoid it, should entitlement spending be part of the package? james, go head. caller: i had to retire because of back problems or whenever, but i do not get disability, i would not apply for it, it is an entitlement. it is ludicrous to ask people in my age bracket, people who pay for their medicare -- that is what people are not saying. we paid for it for a long time. many of us are sick, we are not asking for anyone to help us along. we are not asking for the government, we paid for this. what it really is is a pyramid scheme. you have to get people working in this country so that they can pay in. it is not the people cheating the system.
a bargaining position. in washington, fox news. >> later today, we'll find out if nancy pelosi will stay on in the house of the representatives. last week democrats did not win the 25 seats needed to take back the house. she hasn't said if she'll keep her post or serve new two year term. >> also on the hill today, a subcommittee will hold a hearing whether the meningitis out break could have been prevented. also expected to call for tougher regulations for compounding pharmacies at a news conference today. people have been sickened. 32 have died after receiving tainted shots. >>> and now for a look at other top stories. begin in northeast dc where the search is on for a gun man who opened fire last night. >> happened at this station on benning road and 44th street. caught on camera firing into the store while sitting in his car. a dispute between the suspect and the store clerk may have been the cause. >> believe he wasn't be served fast enough. we don't know yet but this is something we were investigating. but again, rose to a level of him ultimately firing several rounds inside the con
on "this week," including an exclusive interview with house democratic leader, nancy pelosi. >>> now, to the escalating controversy of the use of caffeine in energy drinks and a new line of cracker jacks. the manufacturers say these products are perfectly safe. but the fda is looking into caffeine concerns. and so is abc's jim avila. >> reporter: abc news has obtained 92 of what the fda called adverse event reports. the latest of which is an october death claim of sudden cardiac arrest. the government is founding. but the founder of 5-hour is fighting back, saying his product is not harmful. some people swear by it. >> i feel more alert. i feel awake. >> reporter: others overdo it, as in these youtube videos. >> chug. chug. >> reporter: but this morning, the ceo and founder of 5-hour energy drink, tells abc news that kind of abuse is the only way to hurt yourself with his product. >> if you had ten cups of coffee in an hour, i think you'd end up in a hospital. that would really be a dumb thing to do. >> reporter: bhargava says the deaths and hospitalizations, recording to the fda bec
. and the negotiations. nancy pelosi responded to some members of both parties calling to go ahead and go over the cliff. >> i don't think it's my role to go to the table with a threat. i think it's my role to go to the table with some ideas to be receptive to what we can come to agreement on. i'm not criticizing statements others make. but what i am saying is that there's too much at risk. and even if you went over the cliff for one month and then corrected it, you would still have a loss of gdp. >> and we've already started our discussion with our guest hosts, jeremy siegel and steve forbes. jeremy, we already had the beginning of this discussion. i'll start with you because i said you can see it sort of happening in some of the averages and you see the front page journal piece today about corporations cutting back on spending. do you not ascribe much to the notion that people are already acting with some trepidation about this and it could be harmful? >> i think the fall since the election is clearly the cliff might be close. there's hope that it had romney won, that force would mitigate or eliminate
shoutout for nancy pelosi, and senator peggy and norm. all of whole, all of whole -- [applause] not just great leadership, real deep personal commitment. and we should shout their names across the land. and i actually do not -- i can't consider the number of lives that have been transformed and saved by these people. and it must be millions. and people are alive because these people exist. jean is here tonight. these people are heros to me. this is civic duty. with the global citizens in mind, and actually, you know, if gork bush was here, and his daughter barbara is here, i know. i would kiss him on the lips. [laughter] i would give him an irish handshake. and, you know, it's incredible, it's incredible what george bush president bush's name is in the history book. his name in the -- greatest health crisis in 600 years. both sides working. bill clinton was here, -- i would get up and make a speech. explaining stuff. he's more of a rock star than i'll are ever be. i just want to thank bono. [applause] i want to thank bono for stepping away from the microphone. i knew he couldn't rhyme. i
and republican representative. hear abc this week re-aired. yesterday includes nancy pelosi and homeland security chair. republican peter king as well as armed services committee chairman, karl eleven. hear fox news sunday. chris wallace sits down with the vice-chairman of the senate committee and senator joe lieberman of homeland security and republican government force bobby general dl. followed by candy controly and illinois candidate dick during ben and carlos gutierrez. dick dashen. shows are brought to you by the networks and c-span. re-airs begin at noon with meet the press, 1:00, abc's this week. fox news sunday. cnn state of the union at 3:00 and face the nation from cbs. listen to them all on c-span radio 91 fm. xm satellite channel 119. listen on your i-phone, blackberry or android. on c-span.org. truman had two big puzzles in his life. first was, this is a man that got in politics having failed in many businesses as a young man. and the only way to get in politics in missouri was to be part of a machine. there were two of them and he looked up with the pender gast machine arguably the
nancy pelosi is on stage with all of these great women. like i mentioned earlier ageism is the one ism that liberals and conservatives are guilty of. luke, this is what you did. let's play it. >> i guess -- oh, you've always asked that question except to mitch mcconnell. >> he missed the question. joan what happened there was luke russert got to ask a question during speaker -- former speaker pelosi's press conference yesterday with all of the democratic-elected officials on stage. and he asked about her age and about the fact that she's hanging on to the leadership position and isn't that depriving someone younger of getting it. and former speaker pelosi astutely pointed out that he would never ask that question of mitch mcconnell and then she said this. >> let's, for a moment, honor it as a legitimate question. although it is quite offensive but you don't realize that, i guess. the fact is -- the fact is that everything that i have done in my almost -- i guess decade now of leadership is to elect younge
as to whether nancy pelosi will stay on as the house, democratic leader. i wonder she will step down. she raised a lot of money for democrats. >> she is a great leader and a good long time friend of mine. another former chair of the california democratic party. i do not know what is going to happen there. i believe nancy pelosi will remain and should remain the democratic leader of the house. i do not know that -- i have not heard any talk about a challenge. the last thing the democrats need is an internal squabble. they picked up some seats. the got the white house and the senate. i think there agenda ought to be on moving forward with the issues we have talked about. climate change, immigration reform, and text reform and not internal squabbling. >> our guest is bill press. >> might show is radio and tv. on current tv 3 hours. i will tell you what channel is and is simulcast on progress if talk stations nationwide. if you are lucky enough to have a progressive talk station wyck in madison, wisconsin, you can listen to the show or see it on current tv. host: ron from columbus georgia, independe
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